Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, February 13, 2012


  • Brian Aldiss, Supertoys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time.  Collection with 21 stories.  Is there a writer who has been more consistantly inventive as Aldiss?  I'm in awe of the guy.
  • Analog Science Fiction and Fact, January-February 2001.
  • Mike Ashley, editor, The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction.  Nineteen stories.
  • Jim Baen, editor, New Destinies, Volume One/Spring 1987.  The first issue of the paperback SF magazine.  Nine stories and articles.  Oddly, this one contains Part 2 of a Poul Anderson stories the was begun in another anthology series.
  • Michael Bishop, editor, Light Years and Dark:  Science Fiction and Fantasy of and for Our Time.  Anthology with 44 stories and four poems.
  • Ben Bova, The Return.  SF.  Book IV of the Voyagers series.
  • Leigh Brackett, The Halfling and Other Stories.  SF collection of seven stories.  No one did planetary adventure like Brackett.
  • Keith R. A. DeCandido, Supernatural:  Bone Key.  TV tie-in novel.
  • Lester del Rey, editor, The Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year:  Third Annual Collection.  Fifteen stories from 1973.
  • Gardner Dozois, editor, The Year's Best Science Fiction:  Eighth Annual Collection.  Twenty-five SF stories from 1990.
  • David Drake, Patriots.  SF.
  • J. T. Edson, The Justice of Company 'Z'.  Adult western in the Alvin Fog series.
  • Roger Elwood, editor, Future Corruption.  SF anthology with twelve stories.
  • Steve Fisher, Saxon's Ghost.  Supernatural novel from one of the mainstays of the old detective and western pulps.
  • Christopher Golden, Prowlers:  Laws of Nature.  Horror novel, the second in a series.
  • Martin H. Greenberg, editor, A Taste for Blood.  Anthology with fifteen vampire novellas.  Copyright page adds Stefan R. Dziemianowicz and Robert Weinberg to Greenberg's name.
  • Justin Gustainis, Black Magic Woman.  Dark fantasy, the first in the Quincey Morris/Libby Chastain series.
  • Peter Haining, editor, The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories and Vintage Science Fiction.  Anthologies with 35 stories (and one poem) and 20 stories, respectively.
  • Peter F. Hamilton, The Temporal Void.  SF.  Second in the Void series.
  • Harry Harrison, editor, Nova 2, The Outdated Man (a.k.a. Nova 3), Nova 4, and SF:  Authors' Choice 4.  SF anthologies with fourteen, thirteen, twelve, and fifteen stories respectively.  Nova 4 also has an informative autobiographical article by Alfred Bester.
  • "Alfred Hitchcock," editor, Alive and Screaming.  Fourteen stories (from 1959 through 1972) from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
  • Janet Hitchman, Such a Strange Lady.  Biography.  Originally published with the subtitle An Introduction to Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957).
  • Carla Jablonski, The Books of Magic:  Consequences.  Number 4 in the YA fantasy series based on the graphic novels created by Neil Gaiman and John Bolton.
  • Laurence M. Janifer, Bloodworld.  SF.
  • Stephen Jones, editor, The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women.  Thirty-four stories.
  • Stuart Kaminsky, CSI:  NY:  Blood on the Sun, CSI:  NY:  Dead of Winter, and CSI:  NY:  Deluge.  TV tie-in novels.
  • Brian Keene,  Dead Sea and Urban Gothic.  Horror novels.
  • Marc Laidlaw, The Third Force.  SF.
  • Louis L'Amour, Westward the Tide.  Western.
  • Robert N. Lee and David T. Wilbanks, editors, Damned Nation.  Horror anthology with 22 stories.
  • Jeff Mariotte, Supernatural:  Witch's Canyon.  TV tie-in novel.
  • John McCarty, Thrillers:  Seven Decades of Classic Film Suspense.  Nonfiction.
  • Ayn Rand, The Early Ayn Rand:  A Selection from Her Unpublished Fiction.  Eleven pieces, edited by Rand disciple Leonard Peikoff.  While not a fan of Rand's philosophy, I'd thought it would be interesting to check this one out.
  • Tony Richards, Dark Rain.  Dark fantasy.
  • John Ringo & Julie Cochrane, Cally's War.  SF.
  • Todd Robinson, editor, Thuglit Presents Sex, Thugs, and Rock & Roll.  Twenty-four neo-noir stories.
  • Jonathan Strahan, editor, The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume One.  Twenty-four stories from 2006.
  • Chris Steinbrunner and Burt Goldblatt, Cinema of the Fantastic.  Nonfiction focusing on fifteen films.
  • Neal Stephenson, Odalisque.  You can pick your own catagory for this one.  Book 3 of the Baroque Cycle.
  • J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lost Road and Other Writings.  Posthumous collection of background writings, notes, and details; this is Volume 5 of The History of Middle-earth.
  • Roy Torgeson, editor,  Other Worlds 2.  Fantasy anthology with ten stories and an exerpt from a Poul Anderson novel.
  • John Varley, Mammoth.  SF.

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